Roman Empire. Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze sestertius.

Roman Empire. Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze sestertius.

SKU: C087
$160.00Price

 

Roman Empire. Severus Alexander (222 – 235 AD). Bronze sestertius.

 

Obverse: Laureate bust of Severus Alexander looking right with the legend around.

 

Reverse: IOVI CONSERVATORI Jove standing to the left holding lightning bolt and sceptre; small figure of Severus Alexander to left. S – C.

 

Die engraver: Unknown die engraver at the mint of Rome.

 

Origin: Attributed to the mint of Rome. No mint mark.

 

Materials and method: Struck in orichalcum (bronze) from engraved dies.

 

Dimensions: 27 mm diameter.

 

Weight: 18.45 gm

 

Condition: Obverse good Fine, reverse Very Fine with signs of double striking.

 

Stock no: C087

 

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